Anambra State Govt Approves Weekly Payment Of Taxes, Levies By Commercial Tricycle, Shuttle Bus Operators
Written by City Radio on January 19, 2023
Anambra State Government has approved weekly payment of taxes and levies by commercial tricycle and shuttle bus operators in the state.
Governor Chukwuma Soludo made the announcement during his usual interaction with commercial transport operators at Professor Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Center, Awka.
While tricycle operators now pay ten-thousand-naira, reviewed from fifteen thousand naira which can be paid in four installments , amounting to two thousand five hundred naira per week, Taxi operators will now pay twelve thousand naira instead of seventeen thousand five hundred naira amounting to three thousand naira weekly, while shuttle buses will now pay three thousand naira weekly.
Mini truck operators are to pay three thousand seven hundred and fifty naira weekly, while motorcycle operators will pay four-thousand-naira monthly amounting to one thousand naira weekly.
Also suspended was payment of tolls, taxes and levies by heavy duty vehicle operators across the state.
The Governor explained that the review is to ensure that nobody is taxed twice and added that in order to eliminate operation of touts on the roads, daily collection for other taxes and levies are not an option.
The Governor explained that his administration is determined to have a tax system that is progressive, such that it will reflect the yearnings of the poor and common man in line with the All Progressives Grand Alliance ideals.
He called on everyone to join hands with his administration to keep the state secure, clean, prosperous and liveable.